The string of inland hills and mountains make every bicycle ride along the Adriatic coastline unforgettable and unique. The green of the hillsides alternates with the yellow of the broomfrom the picturesque terrace overlooking the sea in the Natural Park of the San Bartolohill, stretching to reach the Valle del Cesano and Mount Carpegna inland, where they merge into the light blue background of the sea. The cycling itineraries in the province of Pesaro and Urbino are second to none.
Mountain biking and cycling
The stunning scenery in the Province of Pesaro and Urbino can be admired and savoured during a trip on a mountain bike.
Those who wish to travel the roads in this area can find lots of useful information online.
This is the land of Valentino Rossi: a land of racing drivers, producers and engines, making it the ideal setting for a pleasant ride on a motorbike. Leaving from the Adriatic coast, the hills of the Marche region and the Apennines are the perfect destination for 10 different superb itineraries. The roads, which have infinite ups and down, curves and bends, and which carry us from the sea to the foot of the Apennines in less than an hour, are pencilled in the embracing green shade of the hills. The pleasure of riding them on a motorbike is unique. The suggested itineraries (up to a maximum of 220 km) are the best of these spectacular routes, with their history, castles, hamlets museums, rocks, fortresses and villages: pleasant excursions with exciting panoramas that convey a great sense of freedom.
Vallugola Golf Club is located on the San Bartolo hill against the magnificent backdrop of the San Bartolo Natural Park, between Casteldimezzo and Gabicce Monte, in a site of unique beauty. The club offers a 9-hole short game courseon greens in synthetic turf.
Read more: www.vallugola.it/golfclub.php
Riviera Golf Club is located in San Giovanni in Marignano, near Cattolica, and is immersed in the captivatingly beautiful countryside that neatly unwinds in the impressive setting of the rolling hills in the hinterland. The18-hole golf course spans an area of almost 6500 metres and also features two putting greens, the recently added pitching and hipping greens and a driving range with heated, lighted bays.
Read more: http://www.rivieragolfresort.it/golf-club
Carignano Golf Club, is located inland between Pesaro and Fano, in Santa Maria dell’Arzilla. It has 4 holes and features a driving range with 12 grass bays, a putting and pitching green, and a Club House with equipped changing rooms.
Montegiove Golf Club is located in Fano, within the vast centuries-old park of Montegiove Castle Country House. Its natural gently sloping course has a driving range, a putting green and pitch and putt course, and a beautiful water mirror.
For those with a passion for walking, the San Bartolohill is an unmissable destination, offering unique, breathtaking natural scenery and an extremely rich cultural, historical and archaeological heritage. Through pathways immersed in nature, with views of the coast, rural and woodland areas and the scents and sounds of nature, hikers can savour fantastic scenery that is one of a kind.
The San Bartolo Natural Park stretches from Pesaro to Gabicce Mare, along the Adriatic coast to the foot of Gradara. Other unique naturalistic assets in the province of Pesaro and Urbino include the Sasso Simoncello Natural Park in Montefeltro and the Furlo Nature Reserve before Catria and Montenerone.
Tennis and Multisport
For sports fans and those with a competitive streak, the most convenient clubs and associations nearby are:
- the Pesaro Tennis Association, Baia Flaminia www.circolotennispesaro.it
- the Baratoff Tennis Club, via Pantano www.tcbaratoff.it